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  • Who knows more about you? Amazon, or Google?

    Who knows more about you? Amazon, or Google?

    As my readers may know, I like the notes and highlights feature of the Kindle, and I like the latest utility they provide, letting us view a consolidated listing of notes and highlights on a webpage.  I also like that...


  • How cool is this!

    How cool is this!

    I just felt I had to share this great stop motion video. TOTH (tip of the hat) to Twitter friend cc_chapman.


  • Who the . . .

    Who the . . .

     . . . heck is this guy; and why is he posting to The Professor’s Notes?  Please allow me to introduce myself.  I’m a colleague/associate/friend of the “owner” of the blog.  Steve and I go back to our shared military...


  • Life and Death of a Soldier-poet

    Life and Death of a Soldier-poet

    I must admit that I, like so many others, had not read Andy Olmsted’s writings until today.  A blogging soldier in the US Army, he left a final entry, to be posted in the event of his death.  Since I...


  • Man Gets $218 Trillion Phone Bill – Yahoo! News

    Man Gets $218 Trillion Phone Bill – Yahoo! News

    Man Gets $218 Trillion Phone Bill – Yahoo! News Wow. THIS is an interesting story, and is actually a good lesson in so many areas. Certainly, we can learn much about “common sense” from a company that doesn’t think that...


  • “>Man Is Charged $4,300 for Four Burgers – Yahoo! News

    “>Man Is Charged $4,300 for Four Burgers – Yahoo! News

    Man Is Charged $4,300 for Four Burgers – Yahoo! News This story is interesting on many levels. Of course, there is the obvious “Boy meets King, King shafts Boy” angle to the story. Or perhaps “Fast Food forces Diet” as...


  • Flash » Epic 2015

    Flash » Epic 2015

    Flash » Epic 2015 Care to know what the future holds, for news agencies, google, Amazon, and Microsoft? This is an interesting look into the future of media convergence, done in documentary style. Of note is that it must have...


  • Language Log: Freedom of speech: more famous than Bart Simpson

    Language Log: Freedom of speech: more famous than Bart Simpson

    Language Log: Freedom of speech: more famous than Bart Simpson I believe I have mentioned here my affinity for stories about surveys, and how we report and interpret them. remember my blogging about the Lt Col who incorrectly talked about...


  • » OS X users celebrate first wild worm | Between the Lines | ZDNet.com

    » OS X users celebrate first wild worm | Between the Lines | ZDNet.com

    » OS X users celebrate first wild worm | Between the Lines | ZDNet.com Okay, so this is a bit warped. Interestingly, I had just listed to an episode of TWIT (“This week in tech” by Leo Laporte) where someone...


  • Fires Reported at 4 More Ala. Churches – Yahoo! News

    Fires Reported at 4 More Ala. Churches – Yahoo! News

    Fires Reported at 4 More Ala. Churches – Yahoo! News This story obviously has sinister overtones. What evil, anti-Christian conspiracy lurks in Alabama? It must be some concerted effort to drive out the Christians from the Bible-belt, and is symptomatic...